Left Handed Pitcher
2015 ALL-ACC THIRD TEAM
2015 CORAL GABLES REGIONAL ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
2014 ALL-ACC THIRD TEAM
Redshirt Junior (2015)…
Had dominant season at front of rotation, earning third-team All-ACC honors for second straight year…Selected in second round of 2015 MLB Draft by San Francisco Giants (No. 61 overall)…Recorded 3.48 ERA and 9-2 record in 15 starts and 16 total appearances…Struck out 78 batters in 85.1 innings…Walked two or fewer batters in 14 of 15 starts…Recovered from oblique strain early in season that forced him to miss three starts…Went 6-1 with 3.06 ERA in ACC play…Pitched Opening Day vs. Rutgers (Feb. 13), exiting with no-decision after 5.0 innings…Returned from injury to toss 6.0 shutout innings with seven strikeouts against NC State (March 15)…Struck out career-best 12 batters in 8.0 innings against Duke (April 4), allowing just two unearned runs…Improved to 4-0 with 6.0 innings against Virginia Tech (April 18), striking out six…Struck out four batters with 7.0 scoreless innings in win over Pittsburgh (May 2)…Ended regular season with seventh win, tossing 6.0 innings with zero earned runs and six strikeouts against Georgia Tech (May 15)….Earned spot on 2015 Coral Gables Regional All-Tournament Team with 7.0 strong innings against FIU (May 29)…Struck out four batters in NCAA Coral Gables Super Regional start vs. VCU (June 5)…Made two appearances at College World Series, starting opener vs. Florida (June 13)…Totaled four strikeouts at CWS, including three in relief appearance in team’s finale vs. Gators (June 17).
Redshirt Sophomore (2014)…
Selected by Washington Nationals in second round of 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft (No. 57 overall)…Earned third-team All-ACC recognition…Made 16 starts in weekend rotation, totaling 109.2 innings…Struck out 87 batters compared to just 15 walks…Finished with 6-3 record and 2.96 ERA…Struck out season-high 10 batters twice: against Maine (Feb. 16) and Bethune-Cookman (May 30)…Tossed 9.0 innings in four games: against Georgia Tech (March 15), Pitt (April 12), Clemson (April 26) and Bethune-Cookman (May 30)…Allowed one run in 8.0 innings against NC State (March 29)…Exited with no-decision after nine shutout innings against Pitt (April 12) with nine strikeouts…Surrendered one run and five hits in 7.0 innings against Duke (May 10)…Tossed second career complete-game shutout in NCAA Coral Gables Regional matchup with Bethune-Cookman (May 30), including 10 strikeouts.
Redshirt Freshman (2013)…
Recovered from shoulder surgery and made 15 starts as member of weekend rotation…Finished with 3-5 record and 3.95 ERA…Threw 86.2 innings, third-most of any pitcher on staff…Struck out 57 batters and issued 19 walks…Went 5.0 shutout innings in first career start against Rutgers (Feb. 17)…Allowed one earned run in 7.0 innings in 5-3 win over Duke (March 10)…Struck out career-high seven in 6.2 innings at North Carolina (March 17)…Named ACC Pitcher of the Week for complete-game shutout of Clemson (April 22)…Matched career high with seven strikeouts in 8.0 innings against Boston College (April 28)…Yielded one earned in 6.2 innings in 6-4 win over St. John’s (May 5)…Totaled 12.0 innings in two postseason starts against North Carolina (May 23) and Oklahoma State (June 2) with eight strikeouts and one walk.
Missed nearly entire season rehabbing from surgery…Started and pitched three impressive innings against the Miami Marlins in the team’s stadium-opening exhibition at Marlins Park…
Played at Christopher Columbus High School under head coach Joe Weber… Played club league for the Florida Legends and coaches Angel Herrera and Carlos Marts… As a senior, helped Columbus to an 18-7 record… Tossed 34 complete innings, striking out 58 and collecting an ERA of 1.65 and a record of 5-3 on the campaign… Named All-Dade County First Team… AFLAC All-America performer… Selected Team MVP in 2011… Went 5-1 on the hill in 2010, picking up a 1.51 ERA and a team-leading 83 strikeouts… First Team All-Dade and FHSAA Class 6-A Pitcher of the Year… Team went 24-6 as a junior…
Majoring in Criminology… Parents are Yoaris and Jose Suarez… Has three siblings – Jose, Kevin and Unisis…